jeté

noun
je·​té | \ zhə-ˈtā How to pronounce jeté (audio) \

Definition of jeté

: a springing jump in ballet made from one foot to the other in any direction

First Known Use of jeté

1830, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for jeté

French, from past participle of jeter

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“Jeté.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jet%C3%A9. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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